HEIR-LOOMS: To (for)give and (for)get Visual and Performing Art Exhibition by Danielle Horak
Presented by EGAD! Art Lab, sponsored by Funk's Antiquary
MELBOURNE, FL. Friday, August 16, 6-9pm."If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance." -George Bernard Shaw
a captivating combination of paintings, installations and performance
art in the first solo exhibition by one of the newest additions to the
Brevard art scene. Says Danielle about the exhibit, "The heirlooms we
inherit determine our peculiarities, ghosts, and dreams. One's genetic
code, family secret, and grandmother's china pattern hold whisperings of
the heir's past, present, and future."
the drawings, installations, and performance art of Danielle
Horak's Heirlooms, she honors the inheritance she treasures and exposes
the dusty skeletons she keeps in storage. Danielle Horak
is a Florida-based performance artist, sculptor, and visual arts
teacher. Her work explores the nature of transformation through
destruction and redemption.
She is currently pursuing her MA in Art Education from the University of Florida.
EGAD Art Lab owner Derek Gores, "Danielle's work manages humor,
difficult questions, and raw honesty. The individual performance pieces
she has contributed to several shows in the last year have been smash
hits, and this opportunity to see a concentrated collection of her
thoughts promises to be amazing."
show is sponsored by Funk's Antiquary, in the EGAD Arts District. The
show runs Through September 15. Hours are typically 10-4 Monday through
Friday and by appointment. 321-258-2119
About EGAD Art Lab:
EGAD Art Lab opened in 2011 at 1405 Highland Avenue in
the Historic Eau Gallie Arts District, featuring fresh, interactive
shows each month in the contemporary gallery. Gores describes their
style of collaborating with the community, and other art forms, as a
"mingling of the senses." More at www.EGADartlab.com